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At least three killed at shooting in Columbia, Maryland mall

At least three killed at shooting in Columbia, Maryland mall

Jan 25, – Police confirm three dead including the believed suspect in a shooting at a suburban Baltimore mall.  Authorities responding to an active shooting at the Mall in Columbia found three people dead, including one who was found near a shotgun and ammunition. A Howard County Police Department news release said there were no […]

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India: Young woman raped by two separate gangs on Christmas Eve

India: Young woman raped by two separate gangs on Christmas Eve

Dec 27, – New Delhi: Police in India say 10 men are in custody, after a 21-year-old woman was raped by two apparently unrelated groups of men on Christmas Eve. The last suspect was arrested on Friday and police say they have confessed. The suspects have been remanded for 15 days, but they are yet […]

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India contract killer escapes by drugging police

India contract killer escapes by drugging police

Dec 27, – New Delhi: An Indian gangster linked to dozens of murders escaped from police custody after apparently serving food laced with sedatives to officers guarding him, police and local media reports said on Thursday. Vikram Paras, 27, carried out the daring escape as four armed officers were escorting him from the busy Old […]

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Pope Francis lauds Jesus’ ‘humble’ start, on Christmas Eve

Pope Francis lauds Jesus’ ‘humble’ start, on Christmas Eve

Dec 25, VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis lauded Jesus’ humble beginning as a poor and vulnerable baby as he celebrated his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff Tuesday in St. Peter’s Basilica. “You are immense, and you made yourself small; you are rich, and you made yourself poor; you are all-powerful and you made yourself […]

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Mother in Abu Dhabi sentenced to 13 years in jail for torturing daughter to death

Mother in Abu Dhabi sentenced to 13 years in jail for torturing daughter to death

Dec 04, – Abu Dhabi: A mother who tortured her daughter to death has been sentenced to 13 years in jail. The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court of First Instance heard four-year-old Mariam lived a life of misery. Her mother admitted to beating Mariam severely and neglecting her. She left her at home alone with no […]

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Four dead, 48 injured after commuter train derails in New York city

Four dead, 48 injured after commuter train derails in New York city

Dec 01, New York – Four people reportedly died Sunday morning when several Metro North cars derailed in the New York, police sources and officials told. The Fire Department of New York says there are also “multiple injuries” in a passenger train derailment, but the extent of the injuries is still unclear. The FDNY says […]

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Battle for control of Syrian army base kills 24 rebels

Battle for control of Syrian army base kills 24 rebels

Nov 22, BEIRUT — Syrian activists say at least 24 rebels have died in battle for a military base near a northern opposition-held city but that government troops have managed to hold on to it. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad’s government launched an assault on […]

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Human Rights Observers: Iceland most advanced in gender equality

Human Rights Observers: Iceland most advanced in gender equality

Oct 26, – According to a newly released report from the World Economic Forum, Iceland is the No. 1 country in the world for gender equality, for the fifth year in a row. And that equality is helping propel Iceland and its fellow Nordic nations to new economic heights. Turns out, the smaller the gender […]

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